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Quiz | Discourse analysis

The questions in this quiz are from The Study of Language (THIRD EDITION) book written by GEORGE YULE.

This quiz is not only for BSED majoring in English but also for everyone, especially YOU!. . .

It contains different questions about the topic mentioned above. So, jump right in, and enjoy the quiz!

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#1. the individual connections between words and phrases in a text

#2. in conversation, the unit of talk by one speaker, ended by the beginning of the next speaker’s unit of talk

#3. a conventional knowledge structure in memory for specific things

#4. the study of language beyond the sentence, in text and conversation

#5. the connections that create a meaningful interpretation of texts

#6. a word or phrase used to indicate that you are not really sure that what you are saying is sufficiently correct or complete

#7. the ties and connections that exist within texts

#8. a conventional knowledge structure in memory for the series of actions involved in events

#9. an additional meaning conveyed by a speaker adhering to the cooperative principle

#10. in conversation, the end of a turn, usually marked by a pause at the end of a phrase or sentence

#11. the assumption in conversation that you will “be clear, brief and orderly”

#12. the assumption in conversation that you will “not say that which you believe to be false or for which you lack adequate evidence”

#13. the assumption in conversation that you will “make your contribution as informative as is required, but not more, or less, than is required”

#14. the way in which each speaker takes a turn in conversation

#15. an underlying assumption of conversation that you will “make your conversational contribution such as is required, at the stage at which it occurs, by the accepted purpose or direction of the talk exchange in which you are engaged”

#16. a break in the flow of speech, using sounds such as em and er

#17. the assumption in conversation that you will “be relevant”

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